MASIPAG joined the meeting of the steering committee for the first Asia Pacific Farmer’s Forum as INOFO representative. The meeting was held in Bangkok last May 29 and participated by representatives from regional and global organizations of peasants, fishers and small-holders.
The Farmer’s Forum is a bottom-up process of consultation and dialogue between small-farmers, IFAD and government for rural development and poverty reduction.
INOFO or the Intercontinental Network of Organic Farmers Organization is a self-organized structure within IFOAM that specifically belongs to farmers and it aims to manifest the views and strategies of organized organic farmers and empower them as well. MASIPAG is represented by Ms. Virginia Nazareno as INOFO Convenor, assisted by Ms. Rowena Buena who attended the said steering committee meeting.#